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KUMC Policy on TB Screening for Non-Degree Seeking Students

Policy
Purpose: 

This policy presents state regulations and mandatory process for the evaluation of tuberculosis.

This policy will impact the health and safety concerns for students and maintain patient safety.

Applies to: 

Students on the KUMC Campus only

Campus: 
Medical Center, Kansas City
Policy Statement: 

Non-degree seeking students enrolled at KUMC are required to complete yearly tuberculosis screening.  This requirement may be waived for online students.  Please see KUMC Tuberculosis Screening Policy.

Non-degree seeking students are not required to submit additional health information. 

Consequences: 

Failure to comply with policies may affect academic standing.

Contact: 

Stephanie Jernigan
​KUMC Student Health Services Director
Student Center 1012
3901 Rainbow Blvd
Kansas City, KS 66160
913-588-1941

Approved by: 
Vice Chancellor of Student Services - Dr. Vince Loffredo
Approved on: 
Thursday, June 5, 2014
Effective on: 
Thursday, June 5, 2014
Review Cycle: 
Annual (As Needed)
Background: 

The policies are based on CDC guidelines and/or collaborating institutional requirements to address healthcare and occupational safety.

Keywords: 
KU, Medical Center, Student, Health, Services
Review, Approval & Change History: 

09/27/2016: Reviewed no changes.

05/06/2016: Removed Date Last Reviewed

07/23/2015: Published online to the Policy Library

03/25/2015: Reviewed

06/05/2014: Approved by Vice Chancellor of Student Services

 

Operational Categories: 
Health & Safety
Student Life Categories: 
Health & Wellness

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